Angela Newman recently completed ODI’s NQF5 National Certificate in Productivity. She found that, what started out to be a paper, turned into an exciting, eventful, real-life Operations Excellence game changer.
In business, we aim to be the best, the fastest, and the lowest cost producer of a product or service. It takes constant improvement of products, processes and service to remain an industry leader and provide the best choice for customers, regardless of where we are in the process.
Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest gold mining firms. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, the company is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The firm was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of G
Recently CTP, Wispeco & Moving Tactics, enrolled members of staff to complete ODI’s online NQF Level 5 – Productivity Learnership with Johan Benadie.
On the 17th April 2020, I was part of a Zoom conference, attended by more than 85 participants from around the world. It was a think tank, engaging with each other and hosted by Dean van Leeuwen an astute futurist and business TEDx speaker. The topic of discussion was “How smart leaders are adapting to the next normal”
The two days away made me realise how strong our team has become since implementing some of the Keys successfully. Changes in morale, and improved communication through management are so important.
Astral Foods is one of the largest integrated poultry producers in South Africa. Their operations are strategically located in South Africa as well as surrounding Southern African regions. Poultry Operations are located in South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia whilst their Feed Mills are situated in South Afri
Process efficiency can be a major influence on company productivity, profits and agility. The best way to achieve this is through Continuous Improvement. For GWK, the most important element on their journey of Continuous Improvement has been to involve people in the process. Click here to read more about Forona Stephen